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18 Feb 19
The Photography Journal

By Callum Taylor After two days already spent organising paperwork and getting a feel for Afghanistan inside the border town of Ishkashim, today we would finally leave for the ethnically Wakhi villages of the Wakhan Corridor. Our guide Safi Usmani had arranged a 4WD for the two day journey ahead of us, which would terminate […]

18 Feb 19
JONATHAN TURLEY

Below is my column in The Hill newspaper on the litigation against the declaration of a national emergency by President Donald Trump in order to build his long-promised wall. Some members of Congress has said that they expect the House of Representatives to sue while private litigants have already filed challenges. Regardless of the litigants […]

18 Feb 19
Flowers For Socrates

February 18th is (U.S.) Presidents Day Battery Day * Crab Stuffed Flounder Day National Drink Wine Day Pluto Day * _______________________________________ MORE! Toni Morrison, Ray Charles and Audre Lorde, click

18 Feb 19
Intriguing History

Joseph Priestley radical dissenter and champion for the open and inquiring mind. Joseph Priestly was quite possibly one of the most important thinkers of the Enlightenment. His direct and open inquiry into both religious beliefs and ideas was also directed at science, politics and society. Who was Joseph Priestley? He was born on the 13th […]

18 Feb 19
The Chakma History

The following article was published in Journal of Applied Science & Social Science, Vol. II, No I. March –April 2011 (ISSN 2229 3205) By Rupak Debnath Chakmas are the major ethnic group in the Chittagong Hill Tracts; outside the Hill Tracts, there are Chakmas in Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh. Tanchangyas number less than one- […]

18 Feb 19
Jacquie Biggar-USA Today Best-selling author

Today we have the excerpt reveal of THE STAND-IN BOYFRIEND by Emma Doherty!

18 Feb 19
The Traveller

Nebraska was overlooked for a long time as a travel destination. Nebraska is a state with warm-hearted people, interesting natural attractions and inviting cities. Lincoln the state capital and Omaha are the two main population centers. Each of these is worth a visit with historic area to wander through and vibrant cultural scenes to enjoy. […]

18 Feb 19
Opusculum

451736 Sergeant Albert Percy Wakley of the 46th Battalion, Labour Corps, previously of the 6th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment, died on the 18th February 1919, aged 29. Albert Wakley was also a bellringer at St Paul’s Church, Burton upon Trent (Staffordshire) — a well-known peal ringer and conductor from a family of bellringers. Sergeant Wakley’s […]

18 Feb 19
South Georgia Matmen

By SHANNON HEATON South Georgia Matmen MACON — Reaching the pinnacle once is difficult enough. Doing it twice in a five-week span is much harder than it looks. Thanks to a nine-medal effort in last weekend’s 6A state traditional tournament at the Macon Centreplex, Valdosta added a traditional title to go with its duals title […]

18 Feb 19
Sascha Darlington's Microcosm Explored

Today we have the excerpt reveal of THE STAND-IN BOYFRIEND by Emma Doherty! Check it out and be sure to grab your copy on March 12th! Title: The Stand-In Boyfriend Author: Emma Doherty Genre: Contemporary Romance Release Date: March 12th About The Stand-In Boyfriend: Livy Chapman is in love with Jessie Stephenson. It’s that simple. […]

18 Feb 19
Supporting Our Local Short Tracks

by Brian Deitz Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Denny Hamlin held off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in a two-lap sprint to the finish to win Sundays Daytona 500, Hamlin’s second win in the Great American Race. Erik Jones finished third giving JGR a 1-2-3 finish. The 61st running of the annual race had […]

18 Feb 19
Archy Worldys

Editor's note: Travel information must be sent to vcarey @ delcotimes no later than Thursday noon. We do not accept faxes or printouts. All trips are displayed online. The pressure is based on an available area. Thank you. G.E. Pensioner: Ireland Tour from 13th to 20th April or from 11th to 18th May from $ […]

18 Feb 19
The Highlander

The photo is courtesy of Claire Kowalec. Written by Sophie Lajnef   On February 3rd, 2019, Birmingham Youth Assistance hosted the 38th Annual Kids Dog Show at Berkshire Middle School.   Ann Nazareth Manning has been chairing this event for four years and has been responsible for many duties related to the preparation of the event.    “[I handle] […]

18 Feb 19
Black Wide-Awake

Field Trip to Farmers School: Rural Wilson County Education History Unearthed By Drew C. Wilson, Wilson Times, 8 February 2019. Shirley Pitt climbed up the steps of the old Farmers School and stepped into the past. “My mother went here,” Pitt said. “This is our history.” Farmers School was a two-room school north of Silver […]